Garrett McNamara

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Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara gets ready for a surf session at... News PhotoAquatic Sport,Event,Garrett McNamara,Harbor,Hawaii Islands,Head In Hands,Horizontal,Nazare,Pacific Islands,Portugal,Preparation,Sport,SurfingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPHawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara gets ready for a surf session at Nazare's fishing harbour on January 29, 2013. McNamara arrived on January 28 at Praia do Norte, the 'north beach' in the village of Nazare, central Portugal, in an attempt to break his own record for the largest wave ever surfed in the world. On January 28, McNamara surfed a huge wave that could be higher than the one he surfed on November 1, 2011, a wave of 23.77 meters recognized by Guinness World Records as the 'largest ever surfed '. If the claims are verified, McNamara would have beaten his previous record, which was also set at Nazare. AFP PHOTO / PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA (Photo credit should read PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images)